TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

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Our theme this month is educational nonprofits like The Luciano Bareto Júnior Institute in Brazil. Back to School in Brazil. Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there.

A View of the Cloud from Brazil

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Brazil is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, but the cost of broadband Internet is hobbling cloud adoption in the region. We discussed cloud adoption in Brazil's NGO sector with Valter Cegal of TechSoup Brasil. in Brazil. is four times higher than in Brazil.

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Bookshare International Now Serves Thirty Countries

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

These partners include the Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille (NLB), the Hoerbuecherei des OSBV Talking Book Library in Austria, and the Dorina Nowill Foundation in Brazil.? DAISY accessibility International a11y Norway Austria global library Brazil Bookshare Arabic MadaPeople with print disabilities around the world have a right to high-quality ebooks that they can read with assistive technology.

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TechSoup Brazil Partners with the UN Foundation for Social Good Brazil

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TechSoup Brazil teamed up with the UN Foundation, IBM, BrazilFoundation, and others for the Social Good Brazil International Seminar held on November 6 - 8 in Florianopolis, Brazil. Check out Social Good Brazil's Facebook page for photos from the event.

Welcome to TechSoup Brazil!

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Brazil , a collaborative effort of Associação Telecentro de Informação e Negócios (ATN) and TechSoup Global, was launched has just officially launched after many months of planning. Welcome, Brazil!

Heading out on the road

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As I headed out the door, I ran into Scott Rains and we had a picture taken of Scott in his Brazil jersey (after the U.S., I'm a big Brazil fan too). Tags: Rains Brazil Bookshare I'm now on the road for more than 5 weeks on combo business trips and family vacation.

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12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Brazil. Mission: To promote the right to education and to preserve the environment and cultural heritage of Brazil.

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

SocialFish

From We Are Social Singapore. This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Orkut , for example, is still popular in Brazil, while Renren and Qzone dominate the Chinese market (where Twitter and Facebook are banned). Flickr Photo by John K.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But it is more than the technology, it is also their passion to do good in the world. I recently keynoted the Social Good Brazil Conference in November.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

The encryption, known as end-to-end encryption , will be applied to photos, videos and group text messages sent among people in more than 50 languages across the world, including India, Brazil and Europe. We’re starting a new feature on the Mobile Commons blog!

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

Brazil’s latest WhatsApp ban is pushing users to other encrypted messaging apps – Viber and Telegram both saw a huge jump.

Join Our 24-Hour Round-the-World Twitter Chat

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BRASILIA, BRAZIL. Since our last storytelling Twitter chat , both the opportunities and challenges in producing a great digital story have increased. Tools are easier than ever to get and learn how to use, which has driven the rise of citizen journalism.

The Future of Social: Gen Z

NonProfit Hub

She quickly became a national figure with regular appearances on talk shows to discuss the problems with public education in Brazil, despite threats from teachers, administrators and even fellow students. Beth Kanter is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Telework Tales: The Tools We Use to Stay Connected (Part 1)

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I worked remotely full-time during much of 2014 when my husband and I relocated to Brazil for nine months. During my time in Brazil, I participated in meetings as much if not more frequently than when I am in the home office.

Future of Social: Gen Z

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She quickly became a national figure with regular appearances on talk shows to discuss the problems with public education in Brazil, despite threats from teachers, administrators, and even fellow students. I’m thrilled to be spending a few days in London where I am keynoting The Future of Social conference hosted by Social Misfits Media. I’ll be talking about Gen Z donors and why nonprofits need to engage them in their fundraising and programs.

SMS: The Missing Link in Customer Engagement?

Mobile Commons

Here are a few more examples of successful SMS marketing campaigns: Nestlé launched an SMS contest in Brazil and partnered with local celebrity Pelé to drive engagement and sales from soccer fans.

Join the TechSoup Jam Online on June 15

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The online event is hosted by our TechSoup Global Network Partner in Brazil, Associação Telecentro de Informação e Negócios (ATN). Event International online community techsoup global network civil society brazil

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: Storytelling and Collaborative Video

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employers in Brazil and the US. In Brazil, David wrote and directed. One of the most frequent questions I hear at events from nonprofit professionals in the field is how to coordinate teams to produce compelling media across offices, time zones and countries.

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Join Me Live From Brasil to Celebrate #GivingTuesday #DiadeDoar on 12/2 at 11:00 AM PST

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On the overall rating Brazil is actually the 90th most generous country of the world.” I’m in Sao Paulo, Brasil to speak at Telefonica’s Conference on virtual volunteering that takes place on December 2nd (GivingTuesday).

Breakthrough on Global Access at WIPO in Geneva!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Through negotiations, four competing proposals have been merged into a single document supported in June by the Latin Americans (led by Brazil), the U.S., There has been a major breakthrough recently on international copyright negotiations in Geneva around improved access for people who have print disabilities. the European Union and others.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

Porto Alegre, Brazil: Evento De Design De Aplicativos Para Celular. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient, local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners.

Facebook Timeline Contests – Everything Your Nonprofit Needs for Success

John Haydon

French contest rules must be registered with a notary public, Italian contest entries must be collected on a server located in Italy, and in Brazil, you can only run sweepstakes in very limited cases. Facebook’s opened up a fun new avenue for pages to entertain fans and boost engagement.

Which countries use the internet the most? - Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum

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In countries such as Brazil and Nigeria, with younger populations and solid smartphone penetration, two-thirds of respondents say they are continuously connected,” according to the report. Which countries use the internet the most? Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum : "A study by consulting firm A.T. Kearney found that more people are spending more time online than ever.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Alongside regional pictures that capture the stats for every nation on Earth, we also present in-depth analyses for 24 of the world’s largest economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazile, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

ITWorks & SAP America: Connecting Young Adults To Bright Futures

TechImpact

” The students were later connected to 2 SAP employees in Brazil via SAP’s video conferencing software and Cisco equipment. 14 students from the ITWorks program in the Philadelphia area visited SAP America last week for Career Day this year.

OpenSocial apps now available to Orkut users in India | The Social - CNET News.com

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OpenSocial apps now available to Orkut users in India | The Social - CNET News.com: "And now, the latest in social network developer platform announcements: Orkut, the community site owned by Google, has rolled out a directory of applications to its users in India and will continue to expand geographically over the next few weeks.India, along with Brazil, is one of Orkut's main hubs of popularity

Cloud Computing Worldwide

Tech Soup Blog

A View of the Cloud from Brazil In the first of our series of dispatches from our international partner organizations, TechSoup Brasil 's Valter Cegal reflects that Internet affordability is still a major stumbling block for Brazilian NGOs. All this month, join TechSoup.org and the TechSoup Global Network for our Cloud Computing Worldwide campaign.

Daniel Ben-Horin on Campus Party

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Since 1997, in Spain , Mexico , Brazil , Chile, Ecuador , Colombia - and soon in Peru - Paco and his team have been serving up their magic brew. Campus Party Brazil in February, 2012 is already sold out - 7,000 Campuseros. TechSoup's founder and co-CEO Daniel Ben-Horin, took to the Huffington Post last week to talk about an innovative technology phenomenon that's growing around the globe and coming to the U.S. soon: Campus Party. Campus Party.

Reflections from Social Good Brasil and a New Word: PhilanthroTeen!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve just returned from keynoting the first Social Good Brazil conference that took place in Florianapolis, sometimes referred to the “Silicon Valley” of Brasil and where the nonprofit, social good, innovation, and technology community is leading the social change movement.

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Social Good Brasil Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Scotsman.com News - Latest News - Developing nations to test new $150 laptops

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Scotsman.com News - Latest News - Developing nations to test new $150 laptops: "Developing nations to test new $150 laptopsBy Jason SzepBOSTON (Reuters) - From Brazil to Pakistan, some of the world's poorest children will peer across the digital divide this month -- reading electronic books, shooting digital video, creating music and chatting with classmates online

The Impact of Your Donation: Ivana Braga, 14NTC Scholarship Recipient, Shares

NTEN

I came back to Brazil in July, and I am doing a lot based on what I have learned at the NTC.

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7 Ways to Create Highly Committed Donors

BoardAssist

Hungry children in Brazil? Wouldn’t you like ALL your donors to feel “highly committed” to your organization? That’s the question fundraising maven Gail Perry posed this week in her extremely helpful guest post. Terrific advice Gail!

Member Round Up: Brain science in fundraising, website tips, and Do Good Data 2013!

NTEN

Flickr: chotda This week''s Member Round Up draws from all corners of the sector in both region and topic, from the energy in the streets of Brazil to Facebook contests and assistive technology used by the Bridge School--see what the nptech community''s been up to!

Webinar: Converting Prospects to Multichannel Gold

Frogloop

In addition to working a variety of jobs ranging from picking organic peas to writing a book on using military networks, Justin has a passion for international development and indigenous rights from studies in Brazil and South Africa where he helped start a human rights nonprofit for Pygmies in Congo. Not sure how much your online supporters are worth? Thinking there may be a better way to maximize their value? Frustrated at internal barriers to multichannel integration?

Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at WIPO

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Hot issue this week are the now four proposals on solving the problem of access to print by people with print disabilities globally: The TVI: the treaty sponsored originally by the World Blind Union and supported at WIPO by Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay and Mexico. [I

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

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The chief negotiators of the Treaty for India (GR Raghavender), Brazil (Kenneth Nobrega), and of course Nigeria (Ruth) all participated. Like many other leaders of nonprofit organizations, I travel an unreasonable fraction of the time.

Cloud Computing Worldwide

Tech Soup Blog

A View of the Cloud from Brazil In the first of our series of dispatches from our international partner organizations, TechSoup Brasil 's Valter Cegal reflects that Internet affordability is still a major stumbling block for Brazilian NGOs. All this month, join TechSoup.org and the TechSoup Global Network for our Cloud Computing Worldwide campaign.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Four countries in Latin America now have e-waste laws or rules: Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, and Brazil. Brazil is particularly active with its Brazilian Association of Electric and Electronic Recycling Companies and its emerging comprehensive e-scrap policy with a target of 17 percent by 2018.